Nineteenth-Century Prose

Articles from Vol. 20, No. 1, Spring

"I Have a Letter from Major Pond": Matthew Arnold, Major James Burton Pond, and an Unpublished Letter from Arnold to Pond
On April 28, 1885, Matthew Arnold wrote to his daughter Lucy, then living in the United States, and stated, "I have a letter from Major Pond to ask what I am going to do; I am waiting to hear from you, but I think from what you say to Dick that you...
Matthew Arnold and the Lowestoft "Witches"
A Psychological Parallel," Matthew Arnold's "envoi to his writings on religion," (1) seems to have stood the test of time particularly well. The thaumaturgical essay initially appeared in the Contemporary Review in November 1876, (2) and was republished...
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